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Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics with your colleagues on ...
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11/17/2015
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Are there studies or research you can point to on the percent of Indian woment who don't report sexual assault?
j kaur
11/17/2015
arrow icon As a follow up, it should be emphasized that tribal and fede...
Geri Wisner
11/17/2015
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Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
arrow icon I am not immediately aware of such studies or research. How...
Geri Wisner
11/17/2015
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How can staffing impact successful prosecution of sexual assault in Indian Country
Jennifer O.
11/17/2015
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Geri Wisner
11/17/2015
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Sarah Collins
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How does the use of MDTs help in the success in SANE/SART?
Stanley
11/17/2015
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Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
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Geri Wisner
11/17/2015
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Sarah Collins
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When will the AI/AN Sane-Sart Program Initiative Guidelines be available?
j. bradbard
11/17/2015
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Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
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Why is the terminology "Indian" and "Indian Country" used in federal prosecutions?
Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
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Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
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What recent progress has been made to proscute nontribal individuals for sexual assault on reservations?
Megan
11/17/2015
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Geri Wisner
11/17/2015
arrow icon We utilize the Major Crimes Act (18 USC 1153) to prosecute I...
Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
arrow icon We regularly prosecute non-Indian offenders for the sex offe...
Sarah Collins
11/17/2015
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Megan
11/17/2015
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Geri Wisner and Sarah Collins to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your questions on Improving Federal Agency Response to Sex...
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